Vitamin D, Magnesium & Omega 3 PLUS Elements Test Kit

$234.99

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Now there’s an all-in-one test for measuring your vitamin D, magnesium and omega-3 levels, plus additional essential elements and toxic minerals.This kit includes:

  • Vitamin D
  • Omega-3 Index
  • Magnesium
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
  • Copper
  • Zinc:Copper Ratio
  • Cadmium
  • Lead
  • Mercury

Magnesium is essential for your brain and bone health, blood glucose control, DNA and genetic material, blood pressure, detoxification processes and for activating vitamin D in your body. It’s believed that about 80% of Americans don’t get enough. And as you age, your body becomes less efficient at absorbing magnesium. This whole blood magnesium test measurement includes the amount of magnesium in your blood cells as well as the plasma/serum, which is a better indicator of magnesium status than the serum magnesium test offered by most doctor’s offices and hospitals. (More information here).

Low levels of magnesium are linked to heart and brain issues, migraines, blood pressure and blood sugar concerns, and insulin resistance.

Much like magnesium, selenium and zinc deficiencies are a widespread concern for people around the world. These important minerals are needed for cell health, immune function, normal healthy lipid levels and a healthy inflammatory response.

As far as what you don’t want in your body – cadmium, lead and mercury are three of the most potentially harmful metals that can be found in your blood. You’re exposed to them through the air, water, medicines, dental amalgams and certain foods.

When your body can’t remove these heavy metals through its normal detoxification processes, they can accumulate and impact your thinking and memory, behavior and organ function.

Essential elements such as magnesium, selenium and zinc play an especially important role in thyroid health, while certain toxic elements can interfere with it. By adding the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) test, participants can get a better idea of how their nutrient and toxic element status may be affecting their thyroid health, and subsequently, the many symptoms associated with thyroid imbalance.

Once GrassrootsHealth receives your samples (simply use the included return envelope to mail them back), you’ll be emailed a link to your online test results within 7-10 days.

Questionnaire & Citizen Science

Becoming a participant of GrassrootsHealth means that you are joining thousands of people in collaborating with us on nutrient research. Citizen science welcomes everyone’s participation in the discovery and sharing of scientific knowledge. As a citizen scientist, you’ll help us gain a better understanding of the role of nutrients in health and disease, and use the results to help inform public health officials to create change. Additionally, you can use your results to make informed decisions about nutrients that affect your health.

Here’s to the power of citizen science!

GrassrootsHealth could provide testing without asking you to fill out a questionnaire, but without that data we would have no way of measuring an effect. It would be a public service, especially back in 2009 when we started and it was hard to get a doctor to order a vitamin D test. But we founded GrassrootsHealth for more than testing. We founded GrassrootsHealth based on science, by first gathering together over 40 vitamin D researchers to form a panel of experts, then having those researchers come to a consensus on what the optimal vitamin D blood levels should be for general good health. The consensus they reached was for vitamin D levels to be in the range of 40-60 ng/ml (100-150 nmol/L). By asking about health, nutrient supplementation, and other exposures we can connect each participant’s blood levels with their lifestyle and health status and help guide scientific answers to personal questions. In short, your data matters!